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The 1869 diary of Samuel R. Hess of Clay Township, Lancaster County : Mennonite, farmer & nurseryman

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo5667
Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Date of Publication
c1997
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
Responsibility
introduction, transcribed & indexed by Clarence Edwin Spohn.
Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Place of Publication
Ephrata, Pa
Publisher
Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley,
Date of Publication
c1997
Physical Description
viii, 48 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series
Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley ;
Notes
Includes index.
Summary
This issue contains the transcription of the 1869 diary of Clay Township resident Samuel R. Hess, and provides a day-to-day look at the life of a typical Mennonite farmer and businessman. The diary has been indexed by name and provides a list of local residents with whom Hess had contact with.
Subjects
Hess, Samuel R., - 1830-1906 - Diaries.
Mennonites - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Farmers - Pennsylvania
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History - 19th century - Personal narratives.
Additional Author
Spohn, Clarence E.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
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Almost a lifetime : a glimpse of the twentieth century through one pair of eyes

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8669
Author
Eckert, Leo H.
Date of Publication
1995.
Call Number
926.291 E19
Responsibility
by Leo H. Eckert.
Author
Eckert, Leo H.
Place of Publication
Millersville, Pa. : Gordonville, Pa
Publisher
The author ; The Print Shop,
Date of Publication
1995.
Physical Description
244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Twentieth century
United States - Civilization - 20th century - Personal narratives.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
926.291 E19
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Author
Van Nest, Magaretta.
Date of Publication
1990?
Call Number
929 V266
Author
Van Nest, Magaretta.
Place of Publication
Carbon typescript
Date of Publication
1990?
Physical Description
14, [11] leaves ; 28 cm.
Notes
"Levi Henry Crouse and Mary Louise Worrest were married marh 7, 1843 at the ages 26 and 18 years in Paradise, Lancaster co [sic] Pa. by Rev., Edward y. Buchanan of the Epsicopal church [sic], a brother of the President James Buchanan. Our parents named their first born -- a boy for that minister, Edward Buchanan."
"Aunt Kate was a teacher for some time at Millersville, Pennsylvania Normal School. The school published a magazine entitles [sic] 'The Page Monthly.' Her intimate frind on the faculty was Rose Budd, who wrote an article for the magazine entitled 'Let me die in Autumn.' It was Clara's last school days that she choose [sic] that poem for her recitation. Her wich was granted when she passed away Sept. 1, 1860."
Subjects
Crouse family.
Agriculture - Pennsylvania - Chester County
Agriculture - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Genealogy - Pennsylvania - Chester County.
Genealogy - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Chester County (Pa.) - History.
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History.
Chester County (Pa.) - Personal recollections.
Lancaster (Pa.) - Personal recollections.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
929 V266
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Andrew Baker Rote trollies to Rocky Springs and other recollections

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Author
Martin, Lillian Rote.
Date of Publication
1992
Call Number
974.815 LACI O63z Oversize
Responsibility
by Lillian Rote Martin as told to Nancy Bookman
Author
Martin, Lillian Rote.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster County Library
Date of Publication
1992
Physical Description
9 p. 28 cm.
Notes
An oral history project of Lancaster 250 Education Committee and Operation Remember.
Summary
An oral history interview conducted in 1992 in which Ms. Martin recalls earlier years of Lancaster PA as she remembered them. Rocky Springs Amusement park outside Lancaster is one of her fondest recollections. She also recalls theaters, markets, and buildings in Lancaster .
Subjects
Rote, Andrew Baker.
Lancaster (Pa.) - History - Personal narratives.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.815 LACI O63z Oversize
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At the instance of Benjamin Franklin : a brief history of the Library Company of Philadelphia

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo22204
Edition
Revised and enlarged edition.
Date of Publication
1995.
1995
Call Number
027.2 F853
ISBN
0914076906
9780914076902
Edition
Revised and enlarged edition.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Library Company of Philadelphia,
Date of Publication
1995.
1995
Physical Description
111 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
"This work is a revised and much expanded version of At the instance of Benjamin Franklin, by Edwin Wolf 2nd published ... in 1976 ... the new edition also contains passages from The Wolf years ... by Marie E. Korey published in 1984. The sections on the more recent history ... were written by John C. Van Horne and James Green ..."--Page [112].
Subjects
Library Company of Philadelphia - History.
Library Company of Philadelphia.
Verzamelingen.
Geschichte
History.
Additional Author
Wolf, Edwin,
Van Horne, John C.,
Green, James N.,
Korey, Marie Elena,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
027.2 F853
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"A valuable collection of neat books well chosen" : The Pennsylvania Assembly Library

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Author
Deibler, Barbara E.
Date of Publication
1994
Call Number
026.09 D324
ISBN
0964304813
Author
Deibler, Barbara E.
Place of Publication
Harrisburg, PA
Publisher
The Society for Political Enquiries in conjunction with the Capitol Preservation Committee
Date of Publication
1994
Physical Description
xi, 48 p. ill. 24 cm.
Notes
Notes, Appendix
Summary
"Describes the history and contents of the General Assembly, Rare Books Collection at the State Library of Pennsylvania. The original colleciton was ordered from England by the clerk of Pennsylvania's General Assembly, Benjamin Franklin. Includes many photographs of the items in the collection, as well as an "Abbreviated list of titles from the General Assembly, Rare Books Collection" in the Appendix. Also includes bibliographical references" [from Worldcat]
Subjects
Rare book libraries - Pennsylvania.
Books and reading - Pennsylvania.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
026.09 D324
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Bachelor father : James Buchanan as a family man

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13517
Author
Klein, Philip Shriver,
Date of Publication
1991.
Call Number
923.173 B918kL
Alternate Title
James Buchanan :
Bachelor father and family man
Responsibility
Philip Shriver Klein.
Author
Klein, Philip Shriver,
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
James Buchanan Foundation,
Date of Publication
1991.
Physical Description
16 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Title from P. 1.
Originally published: Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, v. 50, no. 3, July 1967.
Portrait on cover.
Subjects
Buchanan, James, - 1791-1868 - Family.
Additional Corporate Author
James Buchanan Foundation.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
923.173 B918kL
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Collection
Military Collection
Object ID
2006.936
Date Range
June 25-27, 1993
Collection
Military Collection
Description
Civil War commemorative badge from 1993, Allied Orders of the G.A.R. White button on top with flags and text: "113th PA. Encampment / Allied Orders of the G.A.R. / June 25-27 / 1993 / Gettysburg, PA." Flag-style ribbon attached.
Date Range
June 25-27, 1993
Year Range From
1993
Year Range To
1993
Subcategory
Personal Symbol
Object Name
Badge
Material
Plastic / Fabric
Height (in)
4.5
Length (in)
1.75
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
2006.936
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Collection
Military Collection
Object ID
1994.001
Date Range
August 11-15, 1991
Collection
Military Collection
Description
Badge worn by George W. Long, Commander-in-Chief at the 110th Annual National Encampment of The Sons of Union Veterans, Indianapolis, IN, Aug. 11-15, 1991.
Related materials found in archives, MG-17.
Registered in 2001 by Jill Haley.
Date Range
August 11-15, 1991
Year Range From
1991
Year Range To
1991
Subcategory
Personal Symbol
Search Terms
Sons of Union Veterans
Object Name
Badge
Badge, Insignia
Condition
Excellent
Accession Number
1994.001
Object ID
1994.001
Location
Museum West / CC N, U8, SH5
Usage
George W. Long
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Berks County Genealogical Society surname index

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13360
Date of Publication
1997.
Call Number
974.816 B512i 1997
Responsibility
compiled and indexed by Lenora D. Adam.
Place of Publication
Kutztown, Pa
Publisher
The Society,
Date of Publication
1997.
Physical Description
126, 17 p. ; 28 cm.
Notes
Cover title.
Includes index.
Subjects
Names, Personal - Pennsylvania - Berks County.
Berks County (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Pennsylvania - Genealogy.
Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania - Berks County - History - Sources.
Additional Author
Adam, Lenora D.
Additional Corporate Author
Berks County Genealogical Society.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.816 B512i 1997
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